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between paris and the south of france. romney was driving anderson and his wife leola. >> they, i believe, were in the town of beaulac. as they come north near the top of the hill and in their way was a mercedes. they had no time to react. the car was on the wrong side of the road. >> the mercedes driver, apparently drunk, slammed into them at full speed. both cars crushed and mangled. mitt romney and leola anderson unconscious. >> george called me on the phone and said, "we have some bad news about mitt," but he didn't tell me what and he came and picked me up and took me to his home. i had word that he was killed. >> the policeman on the scene apparently thought i was in worse condition than i was and wrote in french "he is dead" on my passport. >> we waited for hours and hours, most of the night, to get word from france that he was actually alive. >> i was knocked unconscious and only recall waking up for a brief moment in the ambulance, going to the hospital. >> it turns out that romney had a severe concussion and broken bones, but leola, the mom away from home to 200 young missionari
and mcconnell to actually sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris pease talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >> were they as uncomfortable as they looked sitting next to each other? >> yes. >> and what did you learn from that? >> well, i think that -- what can you say? they don't strike me as two guys that are -- can sit down in a room over a whiskey and kind of work things out. they're very locked in their ways and they are both political tacticians. that's what they do. >> they are brilliant political tacticians. anybody who knows senator mcconnell and reid knows that. they're both very good at what they do, and outmaneuvering one another, which raises the question, with no personal relationship and they're so politically far apart and beholden to their interests in the party, why should we expect that compromise will happen? >> i think that the future of the party, republican party very much depends on getting away from this view held by some in the public that they're just obstructionists. the other thing is that there are just too many things that are really impor
in paris. >> it will run through 2017. the first exhibit opened at the legion of honor today. the show royal treasures of the french monarchy featured decorative items from louie the 14th to marine antoinette. >>> curb side service. how many turkeys are hoped to be collected for the hungry. >>> and we are continuing to track the storm that is right now ma >>> children skated for free at walnut holiday ice rink. it included face painting and magician and other family friendly entertainment located in downtown walnut rink. it is open for birthday parties and other events, hosted by the walnut creek chamber of commerce and the downtown business association. >>> it looks and feels like winter outside. mark will tell us how long the weather will stick around. >> it seems like it is changing by the minute out there. we started the work day with clear skies but the clouds have been increasing and the rain quickly moving to the south. as you can see right now on live storm tracker 2, still some moderate and probably heavier downpours out there as well. the darker shades of gene as we do come i
he may have been poisoned by israel. a claim israel denies. he died in paris in 2004, a month after falling suddenly ill at his west bank compound. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. >>> the high financial cost of hurricane sandy is coming into focus. new york has requested $42 billion in aid and new jersey officials estimate they suffered at least $29 billion in losses, bringing the total of $71 billion in the two hardest hit states. sandy was in some ways worse than hurricane katrina, citing the high economic cost and property destruction. meanwhile, a top executive and a trustee for the power company have resigned in the wake of the company's slow response in getting power back to new yorkers on long island. >>> here's a look at some of the other stories topping the news right now. a fast-moving storm system sweeping through the mid-atlantic this morning bringing a wet mixture of rain and snow. the storm is expected to put down 1 to 3 inches of snow from west virginia
from princeton, moved to paris, and was falling in love with her new city and a new boyfriend. and her life was turned upside down. we'll speak with her in a moment, but first, here's her story. >> i was diagnosed in 2011 when i was 22. i remember as he said the words, i remember reading them on the paper and just feeling my heart sink down to my stomach. >> it just felt like something stopped inside of me. >> i lived in paris. i had an apartment there, a job there. my boyfriend was there. and suddenly i was in new york with a cancer diagnosis not knowing if i was going to survive the next few weeks. i got my first treatments with an incredible team of doctors. unfortunately, the second part of the biopsy results showed that i would need a bone marrow transplant. >> when i found out that i could donate my bone marrow, i felt like i could actually do something to help her. and hopefully save her. >> i feel very connected to him in this very intense way. >> we were incredibly elated about hearing the good news that adam was a match, not only a match, but a perfect match. >> there i was,
used to be the bulgaria of american politics and now we've turned into the paris. or that's how we feel. i would say on the whole, having talked to both sides repeatedly, they both insist that they're trackings show their candidate up a point or two. and i have no reason to disbelief them. that leads me to believe that it's very close. president obama would love to have virginia, because if he gets it, he really blocks most of the reasonable pathways to 270, assuming he keeps ohio and he's clearly ahead there. and governor romney really needs virginia. he's got to have it. >> speaking of gotting to have a state, let's go down to adam smith in florida. you guys had a poll out today, 51-45 that had romney ahead. this seems to be saturday same story that larry is hearing in virginia, i hear in florida, where the two sides insist they're ahead because they believe in two different world views of what the electorate is going to look like. >> i hear the same thing that both sides are convinced they're up by a point or two and this is a margin of error race. today was the last day of early vot
a mill cases of wine begin their journey to paris and t(& it's also the day for the world's biggest liar competition in britain. honest. friday sees the planting of 100n american dog wood trees in tokyo in commemoration of japan's gift of cherry trees to the united states back in 1912. and then on saturday, president obama begins a trip to asia with stops in thailand, myanmar and cambodia. before we close the book on the week justmy passed, some thoughs on campaign 2012. republican have been doing a lot of soul searching since tuesday's election. that includes our contributor ben stein. wow, it sure hurts to lose. we in the g.o.p. came so close in so many vital states and in the popular vote. and in hindsight we can see we made big mistakes. weak behavior in the third debate. whacky senate apped candidates naming a man of great wealth and a finance background after a wall street debacle. let's not cry and swear to leave the country as some of my republican friends did the other night. our position as a party is not at all terrible. we still control the house. we have enough votes in the
sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris peace talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >>> a computer security software billionaire is on the run. police want to question john mcafee in the murder of his neighbor. >> what do you think he's capable of doing? >> i don't know what he's capable of doing. >> "sky fall" came in number one this weekend with $88 million, about a spy who fights terrorists and sleeps with a lot of women. critics are calling it well made while david petraeus is calling it relatable. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. it was an overnight bombshell, a new twist in the sex scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to quit.al john the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen fbi is unvaer investigation. the fbi connected him to the woman who first blew the whistle senior cor on this case. john miller former assistant mer fbi as fbi director joins us here. good morning again. >> >> good morning. >> so why was this fbi agent that knew joe kelley thrown off >> the case or was he? well,
-class students. this will make the state suffered and will probably see lower education. >> paris this essay protester who was blocked off for about two hours. protesters filled the middle of this and a section let cars s through. i saw a lot of semi trucks do a three-point turns just to get out of the area. and by the drivers are furious because they're not letting a pastor. listeners them passed through. there's a lot of traffic still coming down the street. there are police out but they stated that too many of the students are mantra the situation. everything has been civil and there has been no confrontations. >> speaking of traffic let's go to george. >> we're still looking at a slower than usual ride on an estate sale. we have a south bound crash. they have both clear but look at the ride north out of san ramon. it is usually trouble free. that is not the case this morning. continued delays on the southbound side from concord. this slow born into walnut creek interchange. the bay bridge has a minor wheat carry it you can see the end of the back up. the san mateo bridge is back ballots
the estate tax is prevent wealthy among them. >> that is not the american farmer. >> it would be paris hilton, the celebrity. hotel heiress. that is someone more targeted at, not the americans. >> the rites will increase to 55% on estate of $1 million or more. republicans want to eliminate death tax entirely, president wants more for estates of $3.5 million and up. >> if we're burden with millions of dollars from the state tax, it forces the breakup of branches and farms and it's not good for the environment, not good for the future generations and it's not good for american in general. >> he inherited the ranch decades ago. come january, the tax burden on his children would be more than $13 million. currently the estate tax raises $14 billion. it affects 3,000 and jumps to 52,000 families. $40 billion in revenue next year. families should not pass on the wealth. especially unrealized capital gains but farmers and ranchers say it's unfair. back to you. >> thank you. you heard of black friday a cyber monday. what about the one in between? small business saturday. we'll tell you about it next.
liquid in the eurozone. moody's joined s&p by stripping paris of its aaa rating citing growing about public debt levels and its diminished ability to withstand future euro area shock. bank of japan remains steadfast despite rising political pressure prompted by controversial comments from the likely next prime minister who has called for an unlimited amount of cash. he wants benchmark rates to come in below zero. but the bank of japan governor has dismissed those ideas. the chief said negative interest rates will lig early liquidity concerns in the market martin schultz is with us. thanks for joining us. is this a sign of things to come, a big standoff with japan? >> well, it's rather surprising that a hopeful government coming in is picking a fight with the bank of japan when they're starting off. what is happening here is that it seems that the ldp doesn't really have a growth strategy right now and the frustration in industry with the strong yen and slowdown in export is tremendous about that. >> big problems if we have unfettered money printing. would there be as he also says 30
concord crash in 2000. the concord slammed into a hotel just after takeoff from paris killing 113 people. continental and one of its mechanics had been blamed for starting the fire that brought the jet down. a previous court ruling that it started from a small metal strip that fell onto the runway just before the concord took off. >> right now all eyes are on the white house. the country doesn't need a victory lap, it needs leadership. it's time for the president, and congressional democrats to tell the american people what spending cuts they are willing to make. >> if republicans insist on spending cuts being part of the onus is on them to come forward with some ideas. the president's budget contains $300 billion in health savings. if the republicans couldn't like those ideas they should make a counter offer. it's silly to think the president is going to negotiate with himself. megyn: that was speaker boehner and senator chuck schumer. negotiations seem to have run into trouble as washington tries to head off tax hikes on every one and spending cuts expected to hit americans hard come 2
just been thrown out. >> reporter: by the time the air france concord lifted off from paris, its left wing was already on fire. it was july 25th, 2000. 109 passengers and crew had only minutes to live. the plane crashed into a hotel, killing four more people on the ground. turns out a 16-inch metal strip lying on the runway brought down the concord. >> when the concord went over it, it hit the tire to a point where it then exploded. parts of the tire then went up into the fuel tank like shrapnel. >> reporter: the flying debris exploded the concord's fuel tanks. the metal piece that triggered the accident had fallen off a continental dc-10 and had been mistakenly installed by a continental mechanic. >> this was an accident. why the french courts got involved and tried to make a criminal case out of this, i will never understand. >> reporter: french courts held continental airlines criminally responsible and convicted its mechanic of manslaughter. but now a french appeals court has overturned that ruling, saying the mistake made by the continental mechanic did not amount to a crime. the
's not the american farmer. >> a poster child for the estate tax would be paris hilton, celebrity, but also hotel repair res. >> currently the federal government taxes estates worth $5 million and up at 35%. when the bush era tax cuts expire in january, rates increase to 55% on estates of a million dollars or more. while some republicans want to eliminate the death tax entirely, the president proposes a 45% rate on estates of $3.5 million and up. >> if we are burdened with millions of dollars of estate tax, it forces the breakup of ranches and farms and it's not good for the environment. it's not good for future generations and it's not good for america in general. >> he paid the irs $2 million when he inherited the ranch decades ago. come january, the tax burden on his children would be more than 13 million. critics say 97% of family farms could be affected by the tax increase. supporters disagree and they argue the tax is needed to tax unrealized capital gains that are handed down family to family. the point is, estate tax is just another boulder in the fiscal cliff prepared to fall. back to yo
in jerusalem. again, you just returned from paris and you say much of the talk was about what's going on in the middle east. >> absolutely. the group i was with was john bolton and it was quite a group of the we were talking about the iranian group that wants to see regime change in iran. they've just been delisted. and the reality is that's an option that we should be talking about. there are three option. option number one is negotiate and do some kind of detante like question with the soviets. two, is military attacks. both of those are bad. the third is, let's see if you can get a different regime. after all, we have a different regime in egypt. we have a new one in libya. we're going to have a new one in syria. a lot of questions about what's going to replace them. in iran, you probably could replace them with a pretty solid pro-western government if you did the right things. >> brian: kind of encouraged that president obama said he does have words of support for israel. >> they're getting bombed every day. and it turns out this has been going on for some time of the two, three a
scientists found an almost complete skeleton of a woolly mammoth. near paris. >> wow. >> this is a rare find in france. they've named it helmet. it could be anywhere from 50,000 to 200,000 years old. how do you say cool in french? helmut. i bet they don't call it helmet. but it's spelled helmut. >> thank you, christine. quite a find. 19 minutes past the hour. musical glove is teaching people how to play the piano just by wearing it. >> this could help people with spinal cord injuries regain their hands. joe carter has this technovags. >> wearing a glove may not make a dance like michael jackson. but it could teach you how to play music. >> this is the music tough glove. it's going to teach you how to play a piano melody without you paying attention to it. >> reporter: created by students and professors at georgia tech the glove uses vibration to teach your fingers the notes of a song. so you're going to teach me how to play o susannah. i've got zero experience. never played before. >> we will have you wear the glove for hopefully around 30 minutes or so. you can be reading your e-mail or jog
wagner. she can now add another title to all of her big wins. just won the grand prix of france in paris this weekend. good morning to you. >> good morning. thank you so much. >> what a season you've had already. win after win. national championship, skate america, the four continents and most recently the grand prix of france so it must be just blowing you away. >> you know, it's been a dream season. i'm so proud-of-everything that i've accomplished so far, and, you know, all this hard work that i've put in is really starting to pay off so i'm on cloud nine. >> called yourself the almost girl and consider calling yourself the it girl. >> i think i've finally gotten rid of that. no longer feel like the almost girl. can i say i've gotten rid of that title and i'm now the it girl so i'm excited. >> you are skating in a holiday special this week. >> pandora holiday members on ice, great skaters, joanie rochette and brian boitano and it's a holiday weekend on nbc. >> you'll be skating to the classic "joy to the world." i will take your beautiful jacket. thank you. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
but a legend over in europe when he went to germany he was a rock star, ireland, england, paris. they really loved his character j.r. from dallas. iconic. >> the cowboy icon. >> yeah. >> it's nice that he was able to die surrounded by friends in dallas. >> that's great. let's get to rick reichmuth. >> he was in the new dallas, too wasn't he? >> yes he was a reboot on tnt. >> he and the other guy that popped up on there? >> yes. played his father. >> two original cast members. >> you have got about a minute and a half to find out. >> i just gave myself a minute and a half for this weather. never happen. minus 2 this morning in international falls. incredibly cold. we are sending alli there after the show she loves it 12 degrees in minneapolis. cold is moving in behind the cold front. we have got temperatures certainly cooled down here. 15, 20 degrees for a lot of people. so, get ready for that. it will warm up a little bit and this isn't certainly the worst of it another batch of cold air will move in. most of it is across the far northern plains. behind this front, clear skies cooler eastern
on a flight to paris. >> think i'm running on a little bit of adrenaline right now. >> reporter: no time for the eiffel tower, only an hour before leaving for salt lake city, another 12 hours in the air. >> 54 1/2 hours in. >> reporter: we caught up with him in utah where there was one flight to go, salt lake to baltimore. in all howie traveled a mind-blowing 14,000 miles and with elite bonuses he's earned 30,000 plus, enough to propel him to delta's diamond level in 2013 and he'll eventually to use those miles to travel for free. >> there are hundreds of thousands of people that do this. >> reporter: howie blogs about his travel tricks and says the online forum on flyertalk.com is a treasure trove for extreme frequent flyers who constantly monitor new fares for low cost long hauls. >> we're trying to beat the system. been to 65 different countries using these techniques. >> reporter: the frugal travel guy hosts seminars on how to travel on the cheap, like the atlanta to honolulu trip he took with wife kate for $152 round trip. >> he loves the game. he loves the chase. >> reporter: and c
for the rest of us. >> reporter: in paris they voted with their palates piggott an obama burger against a romney omelette and the town in japan declared obama for obama and in kenya where obama's father is from women have been giving thai newborns, the latest michelle obama, brian obama. >> we are now extremely excited. we are happy. >> reporter: in a village of kogelo his step-grandmother sarah said he's worked hard. people on the rest of this planet celebrating their vote for ones they couldn't cast. world markets also responded positively this morning, and only hours after winning his next term, obama got his first order of foreign business courtesy of british prime minister david cameron saying he wants obama's help to do more to protect the people of syria, put more pressure on the assad regime and assist the rebels. savannah. >> just one in a long to-do list for the president. thanks, michelle. >>> coming up next, big issue in the election, jobs. how to find them no matter what your age. but first this is "today" on nbc. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over
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